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· January, 2011

Stories about Armenia from January, 2011

Armenia: Not so spiritual remedies abroad

Unzipped comments on news that the spiritual leader of Armenia, Catholicos Garegin II, has undergone medical treatment in the U.S. However, the blog concludes, traveling abroad for a simple procedure...

Armenia: A pointless conversation and environmental waste

The Armenian Odar, a Dutch expat blog, recounts a visit to a local supermarket in Yerevan, the Armenian capital, and a pointless conversation with a security guard who refused to...

Azerbaijan: Bloggers remember Hrant Dink four years on

Wednesday marked the fourth anniversary of the murder in Istanbul of Hrant Dink, the Turkish-Armenian journalist, editor, and human rights activist who advocated for reconciliation and friendship between nations, and...

Azerbaijan: Remembering Hrant Dink

The Önər Blog [AZ] remembers Hrant Dink, the slain Turkish-Armenian journalist, editor and human rights activist who was murdered in Istanbul four years ago today. The post is also available...

Armenia: Gay Russia

Unzipped: Gay Armenia reviews a documentary from three years ago on homosexuality in Russia. However, the blog notes, two of the gay men documented in the film are Armenians and...

Christmas in Armenia and Georgia… and on Twitter

While Christmas was observed in the West on 25 December, other countries instead celebrated it earlier this week. In Armenia, however, it even became a trending topic on Twitter .

Armenia: Charity or Mismanagement?

The Truth Must Be Told [AM/EN] posts a two-part examination of the work of the Hayastan All-Armenian Fund, a charitable organization which attracts annually appeals for donations from Armenians worldwide....

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